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Jessica Paz

 
Birth Place:
Brooklyn, NY
Bio:
Paz's Broadway credits include Hadestown (2019 TONY, Outer Critics Circle, Drama Desk for Outstanding Sound Design nominations); Associate Designer of Bandstand (2017); Dear Evan Hansen (2016) Disaster the Musical (2015); The Assembled Parties (MCC); and Fela! (2009). Paz has also worked ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY

Bio:
Paz's Broadway credits include Hadestown (2019 TONY, Outer Critics Circle, Drama Desk for Outstanding Sound Design nominations); Associate Designer of Bandstand (2017); Dear Evan Hansen (2016) Disaster the Musical (2015); The Assembled Parties (MCC); and Fela! (2009). Paz has also worked ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2021]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2020]
Sound Design
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Sound Designer
 
[New York, 2019]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019] [Replacement]
Sound Designer[Replacement]
 
[Broadway, 2019]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Sound Designer
 
[Boston, 2017]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Sound Design
 
[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Assistant Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Assistant Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Assistant Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 2009]
Associate Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2009]
Assistant Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Assistant Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Assistant Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Assistant Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Assistant Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Assistant Sound Designer

Photos

Jason Hart, Patrick Calhoun, Jessica Paz, Jeff Croiter, Jeff Mahshie, Derek McLane Photo

Jason Hart, Patrick Calhoun, Jessica Paz, Jeff Croiter, Jeff Mahshie, Derek McLane

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Date:
12/13/2019
Nevin Steinberg and Jessica Paz Photo

Nevin Steinberg and Jessica Paz

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Date:
06/09/2019
Nevin Steinberg and Jessica Paz Photo

Nevin Steinberg and Jessica Paz

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Date:
06/09/2019

 

Stage

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2021]
Sound Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2020]
Sound Design

[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Sound Designer

[New York, 2019]
Sound Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2019] [Replacement]
Sound Designer[Replacement]

[Broadway, 2019]
Sound Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Sound Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Sound Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Sound Designer

[Boston, 2017]
Sound Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Sound Design

[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Assistant Sound Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Assistant Sound Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Assistant Sound Designer

[Broadway, 2009]
Associate Sound Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2009]
Assistant Sound Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Assistant Sound Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Assistant Sound Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Assistant Sound Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Assistant Sound Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Assistant Sound Designer

Jessica Paz Biography

Paz's Broadway credits include Hadestown (2019 TONY, Outer Critics Circle, Drama Desk for Outstanding Sound Design nominations); Associate Designer of Bandstand (2017); Dear Evan Hansen (2016) Disaster the Musical (2015); The Assembled Parties (MCC); and Fela! (2009).
Paz has also worked Off-Broadway on Twelfth Night and Othello (The Public Theater- 2018 Shakespeare in the Park); Miss You Like Hell (The Public Theater); Julius Caesar, A Midsummer Nights Dream, and As You Like it (The Public Theater- 2017 Shakespeare in the Park); Burn All Night (A.R.T Oberon Stage); Ugly Lies the Bone (Roundabout); A Sucker EmCee (LAByrinth); The Muscles in Our Toes (LAByrinth); The Kings Whore (Starcatcher Productions); Becoming Dr. Ruth (Westside Theater); Looking for the Pony (Vital Theater Co.); Women Beware Women (Red Bull Theater); and STRETCH - A Fantasia (New Georges).
Regional and Touring credits include Dear Evan Hansen (1st national tour); Welcome to Fear City (KC Rep); Scott & Hem in the Garden of Allah (Barrington Stage); See How They Run (Barrington Stage); Legally Blonde, 9 to 5 The Musical (North Shore Music Theater); Shakespeare on the Sound's Productions of Romeo & Juliet (2012), A Midsummer Night's Dream (2011), Othello (2010), and Much Ado about Nothing (2009); SCKBSTD (Virginia Stage Co); And Her Hair Went With Her (NJ Rep); Volcanoes Birthright (Organic Magnetics); TempOdyssey (NJ Rep); Bookends (NJ Rep); Minstrel Show (NJ Rep).
Jessica has also been a student advisor for Princeton University's production of Next To Normal, and was the Sound Designer of the Actor's Studio Drama School's yearly Masters Thesis productions from 2009-2014.
She has also been Front of House Engineer for such musicians as The Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Antibalas, Julia Haltigan, Femi Kuti, Lady Antebellum, Candy Shop Boys, People vs. Larson, Michael Arenetta, Bugaboo, Carte Blanche, King Holiday, The Woes, Stone Cold Fox, The African Children's Choir and many others.

Jessica Paz Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical Gold Star
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Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Sound Design
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Tony Awards - 2019 - Best Sound Design of a Musical Gold Star
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Jessica Paz News

Portland HADESTOWN Tickets Go On Sale May 22 Photo Portland HADESTOWN Tickets Go On Sale May 22
by Stephi Wild - May 17, 2022

Broadway in Portland has announced that single tickets for Hadestown will go on sale to the public on Sunday, May 22.

First Standings Announced For The 19th Annual Theatre Fans' Choice Awards - SIX Leads Photo First Standings Announced For The 19th Annual Theatre Fans' Choice Awards - SIX Leads Best Musical, WICKED Leads Best Long Running Show & More!
by BWW Awards - May 16, 2022

Voting is open for the 19th Annual Theater Fans' Choice Awards through June 3rd! The Theatre Fans' Choice Awards are the biggest New York Theatre Awards, where YOU, the fans, get to have your say.

HADESTOWN Touring Cast Will Perform on 'The Late Late Show With James Corden' Next We Photo HADESTOWN Touring Cast Will Perform on 'The Late Late Show With James Corden' Next Week
by Stephi Wild - May 11, 2022

The Late Late Show with James Corden will feature a performance from the North American touring company of Hadestown airing Tuesday night, May 17, 2022, on CBS and streaming on Paramount+. Check local listings for air times.

HADESTOWN is Coming to The Paramount This July Photo HADESTOWN is Coming to The Paramount This July
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 10, 2022

Premera Blue Cross Broadway at The Paramount has announced that single tickets for Hadestown will go on sale to the public on Monday, May 16 at 10am.

Complete Cast Announced For Pre-Broadway A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL  Photo Complete Cast Announced For Pre-Broadway A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL Starring Will Swenson
by Stephi Wild - May 2, 2022

Complete casting has been announced for A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical,  as rehearsals begin today in New York ahead of the musical's world premiere, pre-Broadway engagement this summer at Boston's Emerson Colonial Theatre.

Photos: HADESTOWN Celebrates Opening Night at Center Theatre Group Photo Photos: HADESTOWN Celebrates Opening Night at Center Theatre Group
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 29, 2022

The Los Angeles engagement of 'Hadestown' opened this week at Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre.

Krystina Alabado, Angelica Maria Beliard & More to Lead Pre-Broadway KISS MY AZTEC! a Photo Krystina Alabado, Angelica Maria Beliard & More to Lead Pre-Broadway KISS MY AZTEC! at Hartford Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2022

Hartford Stage announced today the cast and creatives for its upcoming production of the East Coast Premiere of the hilarious Kiss My Aztec!

HADESTOWN to Open Next Week at Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre Photo HADESTOWN to Open Next Week at Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 22, 2022

The Los Angeles engagement of ‚ÄúHadestown‚ÄĚ will open¬†Wednesday, April 27 at 8 p.m. at Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre. The acclaimed new musical is by celebrated singer-songwriter and Tony Award winner¬†Ana√Įs Mitchell¬†and developed with innovative director and Tony Award winner¬†Rachel Chavkin.

Mark Jacoby, Robyn Hurder & Linda Powell Join Will Swenson Led A BEAUTIFUL NOISE: THE Photo Mark Jacoby, Robyn Hurder & Linda Powell Join Will Swenson Led A BEAUTIFUL NOISE: THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022

Additional casting and the design team have been announced for A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical's world premiere, pre-Broadway engagement at Boston’s Emerson Colonial Theatre (106 Boylston Street).

VIDEO: Go Inside the First Performance of POTUS on Broadway Photo VIDEO: Go Inside the First Performance of POTUS on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 15, 2022

The world premiere of Selina Fillinger’s modern farce POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive celebrated its inaugural Broadway performance last night in presidential fashion, as the cast exited the Shubert Theatre stage door to roaring fans and a patriotic motorcade.

Jessica Paz Videos

VIDEO: Go Inside the First Performance of POTUS on Broadway VideoVIDEO: Go Inside the First Performance of POTUS on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 15, 2022

The world premiere of Selina Fillinger’s modern farce POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive celebrated its inaugural Broadway performance last night in presidential fashion, as the cast exited the Shubert Theatre stage door to roaring fans and a patriotic motorcade.

VIDEO: All New Clips of the South Korean Production of HADESTOWN VideoVIDEO: All New Clips of the South Korean Production of HADESTOWN
by Stephi Wild - Nov 10, 2021

All new clips have been released of the South Korean cast of Hadestown! The cast notably features Xiumin of K-Pop group EXO, alternating in the role of Orpheus. The production opened on September 7.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At HADESTOWN In South Korea VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At HADESTOWN In South Korea
by Stage Tube - Oct 6, 2021

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the South Korean cast of Hadestown! The cast notably features Xiumin of K-Pop group EXO, alternating in the role of Orpheus. The production opened on September 7.

VIDEO: Watch The Public Theater's Full Production of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, Starring VideoVIDEO: Watch The Public Theater's Full Production of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, Starring Danielle Brooks and Grantham Coleman
by Stage Tube - Nov 25, 2019

The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare In The Park production of Much Ado About Nothing was broadcast on PBS' Great Performances, on November 22.

Video: First Look at KISS MY AZTEC! at La Jolla Playhouse VideoVideo: First Look at KISS MY AZTEC! at La Jolla Playhouse
by Paul Smith - Sep 19, 2019

The world premiere of Kiss My Aztec! is currently running at La Jolla Playhouse through October 13th following a previous run at Berkeley Rep. Get a first look at clips below!

VIDEO: First Look At HERCULES Starring Jelani Alladin, Krysta Rodriguez, James Monroe VideoVIDEO: First Look At HERCULES Starring Jelani Alladin, Krysta Rodriguez, James Monroe Iglehart And More!
by Stage Tube - Sep 6, 2019

The Public Theater's Public Works is putting the 'glad' in 'gladiator' with its glorious story of HERCULES! See footage from the show!

VIDEO: HADESTOWN Announces a National Tour! VideoVIDEO: HADESTOWN Announces a National Tour!
by Stage Tube - Aug 13, 2019

Hadestown¬†announced today on ABC's ‚ÄúGood Morning America‚ÄĚ that the show will launch a National Tour beginning in the Fall of 2020. In its first year, the tour will visit more than 30 cities coast to coast, including (alphabetically) Denver; Houston; Los Angeles; Minneapolis; New Orleans; Philadelphia; Tempe; and Washington, DC; with more to be announced shortly.

VIDEO: Danielle Brooks Wants to Bring MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING to Broadway VideoVIDEO: Danielle Brooks Wants to Bring MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING to Broadway
by Stage Tube - Jul 25, 2019

Danielle Brooks was a guest on Wednesday night's episode of Late Night With Seth Meyers to talk about performing in the Shakespeare in the Park production of Much Ado About Nothing and the final season of Orange Is the New Black.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At John Leguizamo's Musical KISS MY AZTEC at Berkeley Rep VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At John Leguizamo's Musical KISS MY AZTEC at Berkeley Rep
by Alan Henry - Jun 14, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Berkeley Repertory Theatre's Kiss My Aztec! Check out the video! John Leguizamo teams up with Artistic Director Tony Taccone for this musical comedy, following their collaboration on the hit one-man show Latin History for Morons, which received its world premiere at Berkeley Rep before heading to Broadway. Leguizamo will serve as co-writer and co-lyricist only for Kiss My Aztec! - 11 other talented actors will perform in this production. Taccone will also direct.

Tonys TV: Best Sound Design of a Musical, Jessica Paz & Nevin Steinberg VideoTonys TV: Best Sound Design of a Musical, Jessica Paz & Nevin Steinberg
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 9, 2019

Jessica Paz and Nevin Steinberg have won the 2019 Tony Award for Best Sound Design of a Musical for HADESTOWN.


Jessica Paz Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Jessica Paz been nominated for?
Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Hadestown Outstanding Sound Design (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Hadestown and Best Sound Design of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Hadestown .

What awards has Jessica Paz won?
Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Hadestownand Best Sound Design of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Hadestown.